Farm Advice

Support for land managers

The project provides site specific farm advice, supporting positive action by farmers and landowners.

  • Advice on nutrient and farm waste management and devising whole farm management plans
  • Guidance on soil management
  • Help with agri-environment scheme application, and on-going support with the implementation of scheme options
  • Information on other initiatives
  • Administration of the Meres & Mosses Farm Grant
  • Training opportunities
  • Support for the development and diversification of farm business

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Did you know?

The area of Fenn's, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses combined is the third largest area of raised peat bog in Britain. On average, 1 hectare of peatland can store 10 times more carbon than 1 hectare of woodland


What's going on?

News

14
may

Cumbria BogLIFE Project film

Watch the Cumbria BogLIFE film, which highlights the bog restoration techniques we are currently using in the Marches Mosses.

13
feb

Marches Mosses Survey

Tell us what you think about the Marches Mosses.

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Events

21
jul

Bog Detectives

What lives on the Marches Mosses?

22
aug

Bog Art

A walk out onto the bog to look for natural artistic items.